Tech Week for Love’s Labour’s Lost

This week is an infamous week to all theater kids here at Hanover College. It’s called Tech Week. You may have heard me talk about what this week means before, but I will go ahead and repeat myself since the experience is different with every show. Tech Week is a week-long event full of rehearsals….

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Forte: A Senior Thesis Production

The cornerstone of most majors is your senior thesis and theater is no different. Your senior thesis is the culmination of all the work you’ve put in the last four years. It’s almost completely personalized and, at least for theater majors, is a major source of pride. This year is no different as two of…

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Tech Week for One Act Plays

I know I’ve probably said it once before, but I just really love being a part of the theater program here at Hanover College. Auditioning for a show is always very stressful, and the process of memorizing lines and having to deal with multiple changes in the show sometimes makes me wonder why I even…

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Cultural events at Hanover

For a few classes here at Hanover, attending cultural events is part of the requirements. However, I have discovered that while the term “cultural event” sounds like it could be boring, they are actually really exciting and interesting. Recently, I attended two of these events. The first one was highlights from “La Traviata,” an Italian…

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Drama in the theater

This year has been absolutely insane for our theater department. With the loss of our beloved Parker Auditorium for performances, we weren’t entirely certain where we were going to be by the time the first production came around. For all we knew we would have to perform on The Quad for all the squirrels. On…

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Costumes On and Off the Stage

October on campus is one of my favorite times of the year. The leaves are all turned, and it’s actually a bearable temperature outside. I can’t help wanting to throw on a jacket and take to the trails for a hike. Apparently, a lot of other people think it’s pretty beautiful as well since we…

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My first theater show

College is full of firsts; sometimes they happen when you’re a wee little freshman, and sometimes they happen when you’re kicking off your last year at college. I was always interested in theater and acting, but never found the motivation to put myself out there and audition for much of anything during the past seven…

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The People of Hanover

Hey guys, it’s me again! I don’t know if you guys have ever read the Humans of New York blog, but I highly suggest that you do. I found it through its Facebook page, and I haven’t been able to stop reading it. It’s pretty much where the blogger goes up to random people in…

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On campus for summer (again!)

For those of you who weren’t avid subscribers to my blog last summer (and why wouldn’t you be?), I was fortunate enough to land an internship with the Rivers Institute at Hanover College. I spent three months acting with the Rivers Institute Traveling Theatre, in which I portrayed historical figure, John Tibbets, who with the help…

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Year-in-review and summer plans

This year has been even more than I could ask for. The friendships I’ve gained as well as the ones that have grown, the opportunities that have opened up for me and the countless new experiences that I’ve had have been tremendous. From theater to relationships to holding a position in a Greek house, I’ve…

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